Tuesday, October 25, 2011

Aldens Catalog 1956-57 - Slips, Panties and Jayne Mansfield's Pajamas!

There is lots to love here, but it's not everyday we get to see what Jayne Mansfield wore to bed!
(Did you know she spoke five languages, and was a classically trained pianist and violinist?)

Friday, October 21, 2011

Aldens Catalog - 1956-57 - Subteens, Baby it's Cold Out There!

More stupendous Subteen fashion, this time we're looking at coats, for looking good in the chilly weather or the rain!

Wednesday, October 19, 2011

Aldens Catalog - 1956-57 - Subteens - Young Enchantment From Many Lands!

Here is a look at Aldens Subteens who were young women wearing sizes 7-8 up to 14. Whirly, washable jumpers and perky blouses! Exquisite ensembles, just dreamy! Petticoats and pleats. Full Circle Skirts and 'posied' cuff links. Pert collars and pockets!

Sunday, October 16, 2011

Aldens Catalog - 1956-57 Famous TV inspired Fabrics!

Among our fabric treats today are these TV inspired prints from the $64,000 Question a popular TV quiz show with it's lovely assistant Lynn Dollar!
But there are other great prints and plaid here too, plus more little ideas of how to use these fabrics...feeling inspired yet?

Friday, October 14, 2011

Aldens Catalog 1956-57 - Fabric Inspirations From The Whole Wide World!

We are talking fine fabrics! Miracle Nylons for 'Round-The-Clock Wear', lilting sheen, luscious texture, imported Velveteens with 'dress-up glamour, famed Cone Corduroy, wool felts, acrilan jersey by Allen, and an American 'miracle' - Woolens you can wash!
(And don't miss the small fashion suggestions!)

Wednesday, October 12, 2011

Aldens Catalog from 1956-57 - Even More Shoes!

From Wisp-Weight and Dance Flats, to Fall Colored Flatties to Saddle Shoes and the Autograph-It Rain Boots and Gymsters!

Monday, October 10, 2011

Aldens Catalog from 1956-57 - The Shoes with Bling!

"Jewels' At Your Heels'", "Mirror-Black heels encrusted with rhinestones blooming between hand-painted silver leaves", "high-spire 'Glass heels'", "It's a proud beauty"!

Sunday, October 9, 2011

Aldens Catalog from 1956-57 - The Shoes!

Oh, the shoes! Inspiration from Italy, the Vamps, Scarlet and Leather Baby Dolls!